Galley Kitchens – Master Bathrooms & Kitchens

By |2019-06-17T13:39:45+10:00June 17th, 2019|Guides, Guides & Projects, Kitchens|

The galley kitchen is comprised of two parallel runs of cabinets with a work corridor in between. It is an ideal layout where it is necessary for doors to be placed on either end of the kitchen. This layout was traditionally used in kitchen areas with limited space that took advantage of a small corridor and by small restaurants for its highly efficient work design. An effective work triangle can be created with a galley

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L Shaped Kitchens – Master Bathrooms & Kitchens

By |2019-06-01T17:10:45+10:00May 31st, 2019|Guides, Guides & Projects, Kitchens|

The L shaped kitchen is a layout where the kitchen cabinetry sits along perpendicular walls. This kitchen layout has become increasingly popular with open plan living as it allows the kitchen to be open to the living area of the home. This plan is ideal for families so children can be supervised during meal prep time and for entertaining. This kitchen layout is ideal for contemporary dwellings and with careful planning can be designed to

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U Shaped Kitchens

By |2019-05-16T18:46:44+10:00May 16th, 2019|Guides, Guides & Projects, Kitchens|

U shaped kitchen layouts use three adjoining walls of a room with an open end for the entry forming a U shape.  This layout is perfect for smaller sized homes and apartments as is utilises 3 walls for cabinets and benchtops offering maximum storage capacity ensuring there is a place for every pot pan and appliance. In addition, there is an abundance of work space in this layout. The U shape makes for a perfectly

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G Shaped Kitchens

By |2019-05-02T12:32:37+10:00May 2nd, 2019|Guides, Guides & Projects, Kitchens|

When renovating a kitchen, considering it’s layout is an important factor for both its design and function. The layout of a kitchen will determine just how much, or how little, cabinet and benchspace will be made available,  and in addition, how the working triangle will be placed, thereby determining the effectiveness of traffic flow within the kitchen. Unless the kitchen area is large or renovating the living area of a home by removing an existing

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Shower Bath Combinations

By |2019-04-23T10:33:11+10:00April 15th, 2019|Bathrooms, Guides, Guides & Projects|

Bathrooms in the majority of homes have limited space. Whilst some homes enjoy the luxury of a large bathroom area big enough to boast both a shower and a bath, in smaller sized bathrooms, many homeowners find it necessary to decide between the two. In which case, the shower recess wins hands down, as most adults use the shower on a daily basis and rarely make use of a bathtub. However, for those with babies,

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Induction Cooktops

By |2019-04-17T18:23:47+10:00April 2nd, 2019|Guides, Guides & Projects, Kitchens|

When researching the latest kitchen appliances for your newly renovated kitchen, you most likely would have come across the term induction cooking and invariably, induction cooktops.  What is induction cooking?  Induction cooking uses electric currents to heat pots and pans via magnetic induction. So rather than using a gas burner or radiant electric element to transfer its own heat to the pot or pan, induction cooktops heat the entire base of the vessel directly by

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Choosing a Freestanding Bath

By |2019-03-19T12:08:13+10:00March 14th, 2019|Bathrooms, Guides, Guides & Projects|

There is nothing quite as relaxing as taking a long hot bath after a busy, stressful day. Free standing baths are a perfect bath in which to do so because of their shape and depth which provides greater water immersion, comfort and support. Not only do free standing baths create the much desired “spa effect” in the convenience of our very own home, they make a statement of luxury in the bathroom that no other

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Benefits of adding a Bulkhead above your Kitchen Cabinets

By |2019-03-04T11:11:31+10:00February 27th, 2019|Guides, Guides & Projects, Kitchens|

It is little wonder that kitchen design has changed so much in the past decade. With open plan living now being the standard design in homes, kitchens are no longer hidden away in a separate room and purely utilitarian. Kitchens are now a focal point of the home becoming a place to congregate as a family and entertain guests. So kitchens not only need to be completely functional, they require a design that is appealing

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Choosing your Bathroom Tapware

By |2019-02-13T16:02:24+10:00February 13th, 2019|Bathrooms, Guides, Guides & Projects|

Tapware serves an integral function within the bathroom. Choosing well designed, quality tapware is not only important to avoid unnecessary plumbing expenses in the future, but has the ability to add character and flair to your newly renovated bathroom. Bathroom tapware available today really can provide that finishing touch that can take your bathroom from ordinary to extraordinary. Marble mosaic feature floor, wall hung vanity with custom shaving cabinet and stunning modern, black tapware

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Popular Kitchen Layout Designs

By |2019-01-30T19:31:08+10:00January 30th, 2019|Guides, Guides & Projects, Kitchens|

When renovating a kitchen, deciding upon its layout is the absolute starting point. Once the layout is confirmed, colour scheme, cabinet and benchtop style and colour can be more readily made. Many homeowners simply choose to keep the current layout of their kitchen and simply replace and update cabinets, benchtops and appliances. If your kitchens’ current layout is completely functional, aesthetically pleasing and works well for your individual needs, then there is simply no reason

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